Olympic champion Kipruto eyes perfect debut in Diamond League

Olympics 3,000m steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto during training at St Francis Cheptarit High School in Mosoriot, Nandi County on August 06, 2020.

Photo credit: Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Faith is in form this season, having clocked a best of 1:58.26 in the 800m at the Doha Diamond League meet last month.
  • Robert Kiprop will be the sole Kenyan in the 5,000m race, which has favourite Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei, Ethiopia’s Edris Muktar, siblings Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Henrik Ingebrigtsen from Norway among others.

Olympic 3,000m Steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto will compete for the first time this year in Thursday's Florence Diamond League in Italy.


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